Answering 10 Literature Questions

I have attached a file containing 10 questions that need either a brief answer, short answer, or short essay. The stories, novel and poems mentioned in the questions are coming from those stories.
-The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald.
-The Leader of the People by John Steinbeck.
-Barn Burning by William Faulkner
-Two Kinds by Amy Tan
-Still Life by Don DeLillo
-Civil Week Peace by Chinua Achebe
-Digging by Seamus Heany
-The moment before th gun went Off by Nadine Gordimer